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, this is one hour and 25 minutes. >> welcome, everybody. i am simon rosenberg. we are grateful that you came out here today. if we had done an event around polling we would have a few more people, but we are lucky to have joining rob shapiro, the chair of our globalization initiative, our good friend edward luce, who is now the former bureau chief of "the financial times," now chief american commentator and is also a published author. he has recently written one of the more influential or at least highly commentated -- there was so much commentary around his book about whether or not america was in decline in the economic issues we will be talking about today and we feel lucky he took time out of his busy schedule to guide us. many of you know rob shapiro, who has a long history of policy leadership here in washington, starting in the early days working for daniel patrick moynihan, to helping advise bill clinton in 1992, and eventually becoming the undersecretary of commerce in the second clinton term. what brought us together is the subject we will talk about today. back in early-2005, when
'm ted simons. you have a great evening. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> the thing about eisenhower is that he would never tell anybody whether he was going to use nuclear weapons. why is this important? in the 1950's, nuclear-weapons were pretty new comment and we threatened to use them at various stages. nobody ever knew whether he was serious or not. of course, it to be credible as a deterrent, and you have to be credible, and ike never told anybody. talk about loneliness of command. the use of nuclear weapons, what could be a greater demand -- command decisions and that? now he is president and he has an even greater level of responsibility at a time when nuclear-weapons are new. not just one or two, but we're building a whole arsenal. are we going to use these things or not? ike use them as a tool. basically to avoid any more. >> evan thomas on "ike's bluff." >> and this government has promised and maintain the closest surveillance of the soviet's military buildup on the island of cuba. with
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